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Date: November 9, 2017

Memorandum to: Directors of Education

From: Shirley Kendrick, Director
Curriculum, Assessment and Student Success Policy Branch

Taunya Paquette, Director
Indigenous Education Office

Subject: Message from Ministry of Education – Funding for TRC curriculum implementation and Indigenous CI's

We are pleased to announce three sources of additional funding to support curriculum revisions made in response to TRC Calls to Action #s 62 and 63.

Board teams are requested to attend implementation sessions to support the roll out of these revisions in boards.

Also, all boards and school authorities may elect to continue, or to begin, participation in Indigenous Education-Focused Collaborative Inquiry.

The attached memo includes information about funding to:

Support implementation of curriculum revisions in your board;
Participate in Indigenous Education-Focused Collaborative Inquiry; and
Attend upcoming regional gatherings.

Additional details are provided in the attached memo.

The Student Achievement Division, the Indigenous Education Office, and the French-Language Teaching and Learning Branch look forward to supporting your work in these areas.

Shirley Kendrick, Director
Curriculum, Assessment and Student Success Policy Branch

Taunya Paquette, Director
Indigenous Education Office